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Advisory Council for Linguistically Diverse Students

Event Date

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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Event Description

First meeting of the Advisory Council for Linguistically Diverse Students appointed by State Superintendent Tony Evers to examine policies and practices related to bilingual and dual language education. Alison S. Lebwohl will facilitate the meeting.


  • Welcome and introductions

  • Brief remarks by Dr. Tony Evers, State Superintendent
  • Build a collective understanding of Wisconsin demographics of linguistically diverse students
  • Presentations and discussions regarding:
    • Teacher licensure
    • Resources
    • Capacity building
    • Bilingual education
    • New policy initiatives
  • Adjourn


Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (GEF3)
125 South Webster Street, Room P41
Madison, WI


Maureen Purcell
DPI Bilingual and English Learner Education
(608) 267-9235

Audrey Lesondak
Education Consultant
(608) 266-7292